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Four installation artists produce wavelengths of all kinds at Honfleur Gallery in Southeast Washington.
Four installation artists produce wavelengths of all kinds at Honfleur Gallery in Southeast Washington.

(June 14) Daniel Lanois' Black Dub

Daniel Lanois made a name for himself producing acclaimed albums for U2, Bob Dylan and Brian Eno. These days Lanois is basking in the spotlight with Black Dub a crack trio that includes master jazz drummer Brian Blade. Black Dub brings soulful rock sounds influenced by the beats of Jamaican dub and reggae to the 9:30 Club in Northwest Washington Tuesday night.

(June 13-July 22) Riding the Wave

Four installation artists explore "Wavelengths" through late July at Honfleur Gallery in Southeast Washington. Two floors of site-specific installations recreate and reimagine the peaks and valleys of waves both tangible and intangible.

(June 14-19) Wishful Thinking

Saint Paul's Penumbra Theatre Company stages "I Wish You Love" at the Kennedy Center through Sunday. Before the signing of the civil rights act, Nat King Cole used his weekly television show as an outlet for a little advocacy. The musical drama about Cole's early days on NBC shows how his subtle message went a long way.

Music: "Ring The Alarm" by Black Dub


From A Weirdo Nerd To A Guy Who Plays One On TV

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with the actor Rainn Wilson about his new memoir, The Bassoon King: My Life in Art, Faith, and Idiocy.

How Long Can Florida's Citrus Industry Survive?

The USDA recently stunned growers when it projected the smallest orange harvest for Florida in more than 50 years. The culprit: A tiny insect that's killing off the state's trees — and industry.

Snapshots 2016: Trump's Message Resonates With A Master Cabinet Maker

From time to time during this election season we'll be introducing you to ordinary people that our reporters meet out on the campaign trail. Today: a snapshot from a Donald Trump rally in New Hampshire.

Someday A Helicopter Drone May Fly Over Mars And Help A Rover

NASA is building a 2-pound helicopter drone that would help guide the vehicle on the Red Planet's surface. That way, the rover wouldn't need to wander as much to find its way around.

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